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Denise F. Molia
Candidate for the
Suffolk Family Court

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Candidate Biography
Personal Statement
  • Justice Denise Molia was elected to the Supreme Court, 10th JD in 1998. She is an Associate Justice of the Appellate Term, Second Department (9th and 10th JDs). In 2003, she was appointed as a member and is currently the Second Department Chair, to the NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics. She is also a member of the Judicial Campaign Ethics Subcommittee. In addition to the Appellate Term, she currently presides over a Summary Jury Trial Part. During her 14 years on the bench, she has presided in various parts within the Court: a Dedicated Matrimonial Part; the Guardianship (Article 81) Part; a Civil Trial Part and the Calendar Control Part. Justice Molia is also the Chair for the Board of Trustees for the Suffolk County Supreme Court Law Library and a former Member on the Board of Governors for a local hospital. She is a member of the Suffolk County Bar Assoc. and former Co-Chair of both the Bench-Bar and the Supreme Court Committees. Her past and present memberships include NYS Assoc. of Justices of the Supreme Court; Columbian Lawyers Assoc.; Suffolk County & NYS Women's Bar Assoc.; National Assoc. of Women Judges and the Suffolk County Women in the Courts Committee.
IJEQC rating
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  • Highly Qualified
Party Membership
  • Republican
Party Line
  • Conservative
  • Independence
  • Republican
Campaign Web Site
  • Hofstra University School of Law, JD, 1984
Admitted to Bar
  • New York 1984
  • New Jersey 1985
  • New York State Supreme Court Justice
Professional Experience
  • Deputy County Attorney and Counsel to the Suffolk County Ethics Commission, at the Suffolk County Law Department.
  • Town Attorney, Town of Brookhaven (Suffolk County)

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